New details about the flagship Jeep Grand Vagoneer

May 14, 2015 at 7:08 pm

AutoExpress English edition has got official comments of the head of the Jeep brand Mike Manley regarding the company’s plans about the segment of large premium cars of SUV class. So it turned out that by the end of 2018 the manufacturer will prepare the flagship seven-seat SUV named Jeep Grand Wagoneer.

Jeep Grand Wagoneer curent model pic

Jeep Grand Wagoneer curent model pic

It is planned that the new leader of the Jeep line will become a serious rival to the British Range Rover. Manley said that the new product is focused not only on the US market, but it will also be sold in Europe, although the project is far from complete certainty and currently it is not decided which will be the off-road engines and what price level will be the most profitable for the company and attractive for buyers.

Future Jeep Grand Wagoneer model image

Future Jeep Grand Wagoneer model image

It is possible that the Grand Wagoneer will have a lot of common with the luxury sports crossover Maserati Levante, which means that under the hood of the American may be the engines of the Italian car, including 3.0 V6 diesel engine and 3.8 V8 petrol turbo.

Additionally Jeep chief confirmed that next year the Company will release the new C-Class crossover that will replace the Compass and the model will be sold worldwide. This compact SUV will be sold in versions 4 × 2 and 4×4, as for the design concept, Manley decided to keep the details in secret.